Neck Pain Treatment for Long Lasting Relief

Severe neck pain can be extremely debilitating, making it difficult to work, sleep, or perform even the simplest tasks. The most common causes of neck pain are arthritis, poor posture, and muscle strain. However, there are several things that you can do to ease your pain and improve your flexibility. Many people treat common neck…

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Pelvic floor rehab with physical therapy

Do you struggle with urinary incontinence? Pelvic floor physical therapy can help. Stress urinary incontinence is one of many pelvic floor disorders that are treatable with physical therapy. Pelvic floor rehabilitation at Be Fit Physical Therapy & Pilates in Downers Grove involves education, supervised exercise, and hands-on approaches in a professional and private setting. Each…

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The benefits of physical therapy for shoulder pain

Relief from shoulder pain without having to take medications, injections or potential surgery. When people seek relief for shoulder pain, the next thing they want to know is what’s causing it. Is it really the shoulder? Is it my neck, or is it the spine? Therapists at Be Fit PT & Pilates in Downers Grove…

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3 things to know about psoas pain

The psoas muscle runs from the front part of the low back (lumbar spine) and crosses over the hip joint and is often referred to as a part of your hip flexor muscles. Your psoas muscle can become tight, resulting in low back pain. When you injure this muscle, it can result in psoas syndrome.…

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy for People Living With ALS

May marks ALS Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness for this disease, so more people recognize and understand how to help those with ALS. Physical Therapists can play a key role in helping people improve mobility, find relief from pain, and live a healthier, more physically able lives. Physical therapists can help patients maintain…

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Surgery delayed by COVID-19? Physical therapy can help

In an attempt to not overload hospital resources during the pandemic, many hospitals have opted to postpone elective surgeries. This includes non-emergency surgeries scheduled to relieve pain and repair injuries related to the musculoskeletal system – arthroscopy, ligament and tendon repairs, joint replacement surgeries, and so on. Despite these delays, those whose surgeries were delayed…

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Golf Conditioning in the Off-Season

Unless you are a die-hard golfer, or have a house in a southern state, it’s safe to say your golf season is coming to a close. The snow is coming, and the clubs are hitting the shelf in the garage. That doesn’t mean that you need to forget about golf completely this off-season. There are…

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Sports injuries and the benefits of physical therapy

When you suffer a sports injury, it is important to properly heal before returning to the action. There are many factors that can lead to a sports injury, but physical therapy can help athletes cope with sports injuries. Physical therapy can help manage the pain caused by an injury as well as help rebuild strength…

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Well-Being of Seniors

Physical well-being is vital for seniors, especially since their bones get brittle as they age. Seniors suffering from mobility issues or poor balance look for ways to assist them in addressing these problems. Depending on the severity of pain or ailment, here are a few ideas to help seniors restore their physical functions: • Light…

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What is prehab and why is it important?

You’ve scheduled a surgery and you know that depending on the type of surgery you have, you will most likely have to complete some sort of rehabilitation/physical therapy after in order to fully recover. But have you heard of prehab? The word prehab is derived from the word ‘prehabilitation’ (which is short for ‘preoperative rehabilitation’), and it…

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